The Japanese birthrate continues drop to record lows. Is it because the nation's youth are wrapped up in video games? A recent study carried out by famed sex researcher Kunio Kitamura reveals that 1 in 3 young males between the ages of 16 and 19 are "not interested in sex", either stated that they "hate" it or were simply not concerned with it. What's more, nearly sixty percent of girls said they weren't interested. The survey polled 2, Japanese men and women between the ages of 16 and The nation of Japan's declining birthrate is all due to young males who are not interested in making whoopee.
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They are less so when they think about the future. In his free time he goes for a workout or to receive a form of massage known as shiatsu that relieves his aching muscles with gentle finger pressure. He likes to eat out with his friends. Suicide remains the leading cause of death for those aged 15 to But compared with their elders in Japan when they were young, a higher proportion of to year-olds describe themselves as content. There are several reasons why satisfaction is rising.
HISTORY OF SEX AND SEXUALITY OF YOUTH AND ADULTS IN JAPAN
Sex education expert Atsuko Yoshida is alarmed by the increasingly decadent lifestyle of youth that has made them more susceptible than ever to sexually transmitted infections. Yoshida, a year-old midwife and adviser for adolescents at the Japan Family Planning Association, said, however, that she has given up on confronting the youth from a moral standpoint. A survey conducted at 7, clinics in eight prefectures showed the rate of eight major STIs increased by 14 percent in women and 21 percent in men between and The term STI is now more common among the medical community than STD, or sexually transmitted disease, due to the increase of cases without immediate symptoms, such as chlamydial infections and HIV infections. Youth figures are especially alarming.
A i Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she did "all the usual things" like tying people up and dripping hot wax on their nipples. Her work today, she says, is far more challenging.